The human body functions like a complex clockwork. For every organ and tissue of your body to work perfectly, it needs above all the right amount of high-quality vitamins. Vitamin B12 is the only vitamin that is water-soluble and yet can be stored simultaneously for several years. A deficiency is therefore often only noticed after years, when the vitamin B12 level is very low. It has essential effects on the entire neural network in the brain and thus ensures optimal thinking function.
Zinc is a trace element that is very versatile. It strengthens the immune system, can improve cognitive performance and also acts as an antioxidant. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), half of all people do not take in enough zinc. The reason for a zinc deficiency is usually an insufficient diet that is too one-sided. The trace element is after iron the second most common mineral in the body. In this article you will learn for which biochemical processes zinc is responsible and why you should always pay attention to an adequate supply.